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Performing silent install of Protection Engine on another disk or custom path containing spaces


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Protection Engine for NAS


You would like to install Symantec Protection Engine (SPE) silently using command line switches on another drive or custom path having spaces in it.



Release : SPE 8.x



You need to enclose path in quotes and also need to escape the quotes using backslash.

Example as below:

SymantecProtectionEngine.exe /s /v"/qn INSTALLDIR=\"D:\Program Files\Symantec\Scan Engine\"

Note: CAF will always be installed on drive "C". As of now we do not support installing CAF on custom location.

Additional Information


About implementing a silent installation for Windows